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24 Sep 2019 | 02:40 AM UTC

Indonesia: Farmers to march in Jakarta September 24

Indonesia News Alert

Farmers have called for a march in Jakarta on September 24; heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/24/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/24/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jakarta). COUNTRY/REGION Jakarta

Event

Several thousand farmers are due to march in Jakarta on Tuesday, September 24, to commemorate National Farmers' Day (HTN) and to oppose the ratification of the Land Bill. Participants plan to meet at 07:00 (local time) at Masjid Istiqlal and then march to the government DPR building at 14:00 via the National Monument and the Merdeka Palace. Organizers have said that they expect at least 7500 people to demonstrate in the capital.

A heightened security presence and traffic disruptions are expected along the march route.

Advice

Individuals in Jakarta are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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